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Pak test-fires N-capable cruise missile

Officials claim the 500-km-range Babar can carry any type of warhead.
None | By Press Trust of India, Islamabad
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2006 11:38 AM IST

Pakistan on Tuesday test-fired its 500-km-range Babar cruise missile, which is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.

Pakistani officials claimed the missile can carry any type of warhead. The missile was first tested in August last year.

Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and senior officials watched the test-firing.

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